Combine Uganda Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Safari on This Trip

OVERVIEW

The 5 Day Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Uganda Safari is inherent of gorilla tracking and game viewing in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park respectively. Expect marvelous game viewing of land and water animals to be one of the highlights on this safari.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1 – Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 2 – Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Day 3 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 4 –Morning Game Drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Afternoon Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel and Evening Game Drive along the Channel Track
  • Day 5 – Travel to Entebbe/Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

After breakfast, embark on your planned Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Safari journey to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park at 07:00. A stop will be made at Kayabwe for the Equator experience. Lunch will be served en route. Check into your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation
Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Premium/Midrange/Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp
Basic/Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp
Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 2 – Gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Breakfast will be served at 06:30 and packed lunch provided. Drive to the Park Headquarters for registration of your gorilla permit details with the Park Authority. You will be assigned a gorilla group under the guidance of a ranger to partake in the tracking. The Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Safari ranger-guide will lead the group and brief it about the tracking rules. Proceed to the start point of the tracking at 08:00. It can take up to several hours before mountain gorillas can be found. You will spend approximately one hour in the company of the animals. Head to the park offices and collect your mountain gorilla tracking certificate. Return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation
Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Chameleon Hill Lodge
Premium/Midrange/Standard: Gorilla Mist Camp
Basic/Budget: Broadbill Forest Camp
Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 3 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will approach Queen Elizabeth National Park from the Ishasha sector rendering you an opportunity to see the tree-climbing lions. Lunch will be served en route. Check into your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation
Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Premium/Midrange/Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge
Basic/Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages
Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 4 – Morning Game Drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park, Afternoon Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel and Evening Game Drive along the Channel Track

After breakfast, commence with a morning game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park along the Kasenyi track and Queen’s Mile.

Return to your booked Gorilla Tracking and Wildlife Safari lodge for relaxation and lunch. After lunch, depart for a 2-hour evening boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Expect sublime viewing of birds, crocodiles and hippos. Conclude the day with an evening game drive along the Channel track. Return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation
Premium+/Upmarket/Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Premium/Midrange/Standard: Enganzi Game Lodge
Basic/Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages
Access/Inexpensive/Cheap: Wild Camping

Day 5 – Travel to Entebbe/Kampala

After breakfast, start off for Entebbe/Kampala. Lunch will be served en route

END OF TOUR

Route Map

Inclusions

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Airport transfers on first and last day,
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

WHAT IS EXCLUDED

  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Personal items for example  drinks and laundry
  • Tips and Gratuity

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